The purpose of the Youth Bank Maribor

The Youth Bank Maribor is a learning, volunteer project the purpose of which is to promote volunteer work among youths and to further different skills and/or competences of youths who participate through a guided learning process.
The Youth Bank Maribor originates from the international project YouthBank International which the Youth Cultural Centre Maribor adapted and developed for the purposes of the local environment with the help of the Caretakers Committee of the Youth Bank Maribor.

The local fund for youth with ideas – Youth Bank Maribor ensures lesser financial means for projects, which are prepared and executed by the youth between 18 and 29 years of age; the projects contribute to the development of the local community, especially individual districts and/or local communities.
In addition to ensuring lesser financial means the Youth Bank Maribor offers the youth a quality training programme intended for gaining or strengthening new competences and knowledge for the realisation of one owns ideas.

Strategic goals of the Youth Bank Maribor

The operation of the Youth Bank Maribor

The Youth Bank Maribor was established and operates inside the public institution of the Youth Cultural Centre Maribor, but the ones who established the rules of operation in the Youth Bank Maribor were the youth, the members of the Caretakers Committee of the Youth Bank Maribor. The members of the Caretakers committee of the Youth Bank Maribor are also the ones who proposed projects in accordance with the regulations of the co-funding. The members of the Caretakers Committee of the Youth Bank Maribor are accompanying the youth in executing their projects.

General guidelines of operation of the Youth Bank Maribor:

The Caretakers Committee of the Youth Bank Maribor

On the basis of the tender in 2012 a Caretakers Committee for the Youth Bank Maribor with 8 members was established.

The Caretakers committee of the Youth Bank Maribor:

The operation of the Caretakers Committee is mentored by the Youth Cultural Centre Maribor. The members of the Caretakers Committee develop their potential and gain new experience and skills on different fields of youth work through a guided learning experience.

In 2014 the Caretakers Committee renewed and increased the number of members.

Co-financed projects of the Youth Bank Maribor in 2013

11 applications were filed in the period between 5th June and 28 August 2013 as part of the appeal of the Youth Bank Maribor. The Youth Bank Maribor co-financed the preparation and execution of 5 projects of the following authors:

12 applications were filed in the period between 18th October and 5 December 2013 as part of the appeal of the Youth Bank Maribor. The Youth Bank Maribor co-financed the preparation and execution of 7 projects of the following authors:

In 2013 the Youth Bank Maribor divided 9,741.97 € among the authors.

 

Additional information and contact

Youth Bank Maribor- Local fund for youth with ideas
Youth Cultural Centre Maribor
Ob železnici 16, 2000 Maribor, Slovenia

FB: Lokalni sklad za mlade z idejami – Banka idej
FB: MKC Maribor

Contact for the Caretakers Committee of the Youth Bank Maribor: Nina Pohleven, nina.pohleven@gmail.com
Contact for the Youth Cultural Centre Maribor: Marja Guček, marja.gucek@mkc.si, bankaidej@mkc.si